What date is the Lions Tour 2021?
2021 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa/Start dates
Where are the British and Irish Lions touring in 2021?
The British & Irish Lions will tour South Africa in 2021 to play an incredible eight-match tour. The British & Irish Lions will play three Test matches against the reigning World Champions South Africa on their epic tour in 2021 as well as five other matches.
Who is showing the Lions Tour 2021?
Sky Sports TV
The British & Irish Lions tour 2021 will be broadcast live on Sky Sports TV and online this summer but there is also strong terrestrial coverage.
Is the British Lions Tour 2021 still on?
No. Fans will not be able to travel to South Africa to watch the Lions. In light of recent Government advice on travel restrictions, we have taken the very difficult decision to cancel the official travel programme this summer.
Who scored the first try of the Lions Tour 2021?
Alun Wyn Jones of Wales was the Lions’ tour captain, but was injured in the home match against Japan on 26 June; he initially withdrew from the squad before returning three weeks later….
|2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa|
|Lions’ top try scorer(s)||Josh Adams (8)|
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Who will coach the Lions 2021?
Warren Gatland has named his coaching team for this summer’s British & Irish Lions 2021 tour to South Africa. Gatland, who has been head coach on the past two tours, will be assisted by Gregor Townsend (attack), Robin McBryde (forwards), Steve Tandy (defence) and Neil Jenkins (kicking).
How much are British Lions tickets?
The eight-match tour, which kicks off in Cape Town on 3 July 2021, stretches across six cities over five weeks. The ticket prices are set to make them attractive to South Africans, from as little as R100 for a mid-week ticket, while the cheapest Test Match ticket is priced at R500.
How do I get tickets for 2021 Lions tour?
One way to guarantee yourself a ticket is by purchasing one of the Lions’ ticket inclusive tour packages, but more about them later. If you are only interested in purchasing a ticket for a Test match, and arranging your own travel, you can enter the ballot, which closes at 5pm on September 16.
Who won 3rd Lions?
South Africa have beaten the British and Irish Lions 19-16 in the third test at Cape Town to win the three-match series 2-1. The final points came from South African Morne Steyn, who kicked a penalty with just a minute remaining to seal victory for his team.
Who scored the first try for Lions?
But Cowan-Dickie kickstarted the resurgence after the break when he gathered the ball from his own throw at the back of a rolling maul to score the first try of the three-match series.
Why are the Lions tour South Africa in 2021?
The schedule accommodates stable team bases and training venues and significantly reduces travel. The Lions are the greatest touring rugby team in the world. Their journey in 2021 will be a special one.
Where are the British and Irish Lions playing in 2021?
In January 2021, Rugby Australia offered to host the tournament in Australia if it could not be held in South Africa, but this was rejected. In March 2021, it was confirmed that the tour would go ahead as planned. Originally, the eight matches were to be played in the home stadium of the Lions’ opponents.
Where are the Lions playing in South Africa?
All eight matches of the Tour will be played in Gauteng or Cape Town to minimise the risk of disruption that could be caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The schedule accommodates stable team bases and training venues and significantly reduces travel. The Lions are the greatest touring rugby team in the world.
Where can I buy tickets for Lions tour?
We appreciate this decision will no doubt prompt a number of important questions from fans and for more information, please visit our frequently asked question page here. If you are an existing booker who has purchased a package for this summer’s Tour, our customer services team will contact you directly with further details.